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Overview & Employment – Information Technology Specialist

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The Information Technology Specialist Degree program prepares the student to understand networking components, personal computer repair, troubleshooting, and management of workstations and server systems. The professional demonstrates the skills required to develop, establish, set up, maintain, and repair any issue that may arise while users are conducting work-related concepts, including basic protection theory on viruses, malware, and spyware that may enter a computer system during daily usage.

This program provides the student with an opportunity to pursue the certifications listed below:

    • CISCO Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
    • COMPTIA Security+
    • COMPTIA A+ Hardware Certification
    • COMPTIA Network+
    • Microsoft Certified Professional for Windows 7
    • Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist
    • Microsoft Information Technology Professional (Windows Server)
    • Linux+

Career Opportunities

Students have the option of obtaining employment using their computer skills or transferring to a four-year institution and receiving a baccalaureate degree. Some job opportunities are listed below:

    • Hardware Support for a small-to medium-size business
    • Help Desk Support
    • Technical Writers
    • IT Sales and/or Training
    • PC Technician Repair

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